Tag Archives: nexus pro

Nexus Tips: Disable Redeployment in Nexus


November 2, 2009 By
Brian Demers

It’s a fundamental tenet of Maven that release artifacts never change once they are released. This is enforced in Maven by the fact that once a release artifact or POM is located in the local repository, Maven will never check for an updated artifact in a remote repository. Once an artifact is released, it is […]

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New Features in Nexus and Nexus Professional 1.4


October 28, 2009 By
Brian Fox

The Nexus Professional 1.4 release offers a wide array of features Proxy Repository Browsing – With Nexus 1.4, the local cache and logical index views have been separated into separate tabs. We found that the previous single tab with a combo box to select the source was confusing. Publishing Web Sites to Nexus Professional – […]

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Searching Central Just Got Easier with Nexus


October 16, 2009 By
Tim O'Brien

We’ve made a small, but important change to the front page of http://repository.sonatype.org.    (You might recognize the design.) Searching the Central Maven Repository Just Got Easier from Sonatype on Vimeo. To search for an library or an artifact: Go to http://repository.sonatype.org Type in an artifact or group identifier, a class name, or a checksum. Press […]

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Using Staging Repositories for Deployment in Nexus


June 17, 2009 By
Brian Demers

For a number of reasons you might want to require your developers to use a staging repository.    Staged software releases in Nexus Professional are the best way to enable your development team to push a release to an artifact repository such as Nexus while providing management and quality assurance with a way to test and […]

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What is a Repository Manager?


April 6, 2009 By
Tim O'Brien

Download “Introduction to Repository Management” as a PDF What is a Repository Manager? A proxy for remote repositories which caches artifacts saving both bandwidth and time required to retrieve a software artifact from a remote repository, and A host for internal artifacts providing an organization with a deployment target for software artifacts. In addition to […]

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What is an Artifact Repository?


April 3, 2009 By
Tim O'Brien

Download “Introduction to Repository Management” as a PDF Introduction While many developers have adopted Maven as a build tool, most have yet to understand the importance of maintaining a repository manager both to proxy remote repositories and to manage and distribute software artifacts. This document defines repository and repository management, providing context for developers interested […]

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Installing Nexus on a Solaris Zone


March 12, 2009 By
Brian Fox

I recently setup a Nexus Pro instance on a Solaris zone for Apache. The ASF infra team requests documentation for any production instance to assist in maintenance down the road. I captured every step of the process from setting up the users, installing Nexus, hooking it into SMF (Solaris’s inet.d replacement), to configuring mod_proxy and […]

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